England Cricket Central Contract: Whale and the England Cricket Board (ECB) offered a two-year central contract to Kent opening batter Zak Crawley.
Moreover, the England Cricket Boared (ECB) show declaration for England Men’s Internatinal Cricket. Further, he has announced England Cricket Central contract offers for the year starting on October 1, 2023.
What’s more, Zak Crawley is a 25-year-old player who plays for Knet County Cricket Club. In the 2023 Ashes Series, he played well and established a great record with an average of 28.26 from his first 34 tests.
Moreover, six weeks later, he ended the series because he proved against an Australian attack fresh from a World Test Championship title by their leading run-scorer. In November 2019, he made his international debut for England in the second test match. At that time, England was touring New Zealand.
In addition, this past September, England’s top scorer in the 2023 Men’s Ashes series signed a one-year extension of his Knet stay. The England Central Contract was established in 2000. Although multi-year contracts have been awarded for the first time,
Surprisingly, the ECB introduced four types of England Central Contracts.
Consequently, there are the following four types:
- three-year central contracts
- two-year central contracts
- one-year central contracts
- Development contracts
Three-Year Central Contracts
- Harry Brook (Yorkshire)
- Joe Root (Yorkshire)
- and Mark Wood (Durham)
Next, take a look at two-year central contracts!
Two-Year Central Contracts
In sum, this is the list of those players who are offered two-year central contracts.
- Rehan Ahmed (Leicestershire)
- Jofra Archer (Sussex)
- Gus Atkinson (Surrey)
- Jonathan Bairstow (Yorkshire)
- And Jos Buttler (Lancashire)
- Brydon Carse (Durham),
- Zak Crawley (Kent)
- Sam Curran (Surrey)
- Ben Duckett (Nottinghamshire)
- Liam Livingstone (Lancashire)
- Ollie Pope (Surrey)
- Matthew Potts (Durham)
- Adil Rashid (Yorkshire)
- Josh Tongue (Nottinghamshire, from 1 November)
- Chris Woakes (Warwickshire)
Furthermore, let’s take a look at England’s one-year central contract!
England One-Year Central Contracts:
Besides, here is the list of players who offer one-year central contracts
- Moeen Ali (Warwickshire)
- James Anderson (Lancashire)
- Ben Foakes (Surrey)
- Jack Leach (Somerset)
- Dawid Malan (Yorkshire)
- Ollie Robinson (Sussex)
- Ben Stokes (Durham)
- Reece Topley (Surrey)
Lastly, take a glance at the England Development Central Contract!
England Development Contracts:
Finally, this is the list of players in the England development contracts:
- Matthew Fisher (Yorkshire)
- Saqib Mahmood (Lancashire)
- John Turner (Hampshire)
Rob Key’s words for the England Cricket Central Contract
Rob Key, who is the managing director of England Men’s Cricket, shows great enthusiasm for the significant impact of the players in the coming year.
However, the managing director said, “We are rewarding those players who we expect to make a deep impact for England in the coming year.”
Furthermore, he said, “It is superb news and credit to the players for demonstrating their commitment to England Cricket in the landscape of the sport”.
“I would like to congratulate all the players who have offered England cricket central contracts. They will definitely play a vital role in England’s efforts over the next few years.”